An IP crackdown is needed to safeguard and develop the £70bn contribution the creative industries make to the UK economy
The financial crisis has led to a new working environment and that means firms must make difficult decisions on how they work if they want to survive
Why is lawyers’ pay so high? Not because it benefits the business, say the stats
UK reshoring is a catalyst for economic growth but a national policy is also vital
Partner remuneration should contribute to a positive culture and transparent business practices, not be fixated on PEP
Behind the Law
With his firm understood to be talking merger with Morgan Lewis & Bockius, Bingham McCutchen’s London managing partner James Roome could be set to quit, an exit that could have a major impact on Bingham’s future in the City.
Last week Ropes & Gray chief Mike Goetz said UK firms needed to be worried about their private equity finance “vulnerability”. Now the magic circle is hitting back.
DLA Piper’s Central & Eastern European managing partner Krzysztof Wiater has pledged his firm’s committment to the region in the wake of its Czech bolt-on.
The Leadership Interview
Bird & Bird CEO David Kerr has overseen a period of significant growth at the former IP boutique, and more is on the horizon.
For incoming Pinsent Masons senior partner Richard Foley there is a clear distinction between the role he will assume on 1 October and the one that whoever replaces managing partner David Ryan by next year will fulfil.